Period
to 16 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 176 160
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16 +37
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 14 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.47% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 2.13% 3.37% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 18
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -5.45%
10th Percentile £306 £298 £251
90th Percentile £390 £386 £477
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £16.50 -
England median hourly rate £46.70 £43.92 £47.83
% change year-on-year +6.34% -8.19% +107.96%

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 657 682 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.33% 13.80% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 431 337
Yorkshire median daily rate £418 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +5.00% -3.03%
10th Percentile £147 £213 £120
90th Percentile £558 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 46 43
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.15 £9.80
90th Percentile £31.25 £28.88 £19.90
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.81
% change year-on-year - -1.81% +5.03%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESXi in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +19 7 £370 +13.85% 8
North Yorkshire +10 6 £350 +16.67% 1
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) DNS
6 5 (35.71%) DHCP
6 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) HP
6 5 (35.71%) Forcepoint
6 5 (35.71%) Replication
6 5 (35.71%) Azure
7 4 (28.57%) PaaS
7 4 (28.57%) Office 365
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (28.57%) IaaS
7 4 (28.57%) vCenter Server
7 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 4 (28.57%) Migration
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 3 (21.43%) SMTP
8 3 (21.43%) Internet
8 3 (21.43%) SAN
8 3 (21.43%) Hitachi
8 3 (21.43%) Firewall

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Azure
2 4 (28.57%) IaaS
2 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 4 (28.57%) PaaS
3 2 (14.29%) Mimecast
4 1 (7.14%) AWS
4 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) SMTP
2 3 (21.43%) VLAN
3 2 (14.29%) ADSL
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) MPLS
3 2 (14.29%) PBX
3 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Handset
2 2 (14.29%) IVR
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (21.43%) Storage Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Preventative Maintenance
3 2 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (14.29%) Server Hardening
3 2 (14.29%) Software Distribution
3 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) VCP6
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) KVM
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (7.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) vCenter Server
2 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) vMotion
3 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Forcepoint
2 5 (35.71%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Hitachi
4 3 (21.43%) Huawei
4 3 (21.43%) Veeam
5 2 (14.29%) Avaya
5 2 (14.29%) Sophos
5 2 (14.29%) Verint
6 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat